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Dave Williams

in Dayton

Hacking Buildings and Preserving History

PRESENTED ON MAR 09, 2016
IN DAYTON @ VOL 26

Dave Williams' presentation from Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 26, recorded March 9th, 2016

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Revive Alameda

BY KILLIS ALMOND
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

Killis Almond goes in depth on the history of San Antonio's Alameda Theater and the city's current plans for its use and preservation. 

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Preserving Kentucky's Rural Landscape

BY AMY SPARROW POTTS
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

Amy Sparrow Potts explores the history of Kentucky`s architecture and local business. She talks about how we can preserve these old houses and business by exploring and being aware of them. 

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Kulturminner – hva skal vi ta vare på?

BY ØYVIND ROSENVINGE
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 07, 2014

Øyvind Rosenvinge (1954-2015) was a local historian with great knowledge about southern Norway. In this presentation he challenges us to reconsider what buildings are worth preserving. What is considered "ugly" and "pretty" within architecture?

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Preserving Prestigious Public Proclamations

BY DAVID ROSE
IN EASTON

Easton's Town Crier David Rose relates both the history of the Town Crier and his long involvement with the tradition in this lively and humorous presentation.

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Dayton Obscura

BY TONY KROEGER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 09, 2016

Tony Kroeger presented Dayton Obscura – Tales of the overlooked and sometimes dark history of Dayton. While Dayton will always love the prominent historical stories of the Wright Brothers, Charles Kettering, and John Patterson, there is much more to Dayton history. Kroeger delves into some of those overlooked topics, such as the role of Dayton in the Manhattan Project, the arrest of John Dillinger, and hidden burial grounds.

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On Preserving Maywood Park

BY KEITH YEARMAN
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

When the legendary harness race track Maywood Park in Melrose Park, Illinois, closed in late 2015, two professors from the College of DuPage in Wheaton, Illinois, acquired the track’s archives. Though only owning a small portion of the Maywood Park archives, Keith Yearman began digitizing and documenting the entire collection—and is curating a forthcoming exhibition.

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Creative Re-use of Historic and Industrial Buildings

BY SIMON DEVLIN
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

"There are some really unusual historic buildings out there that have been developed into quite interesting buildings."

Architect Simon Devlin talks about some of the more unusual historic buildings in the UK that have been converted and redeveloped for re-use in clever and profound ways that improve culture whilst retaining their iconic status and historical value.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 6th, 2017. 

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LA to Dayton

BY EMMA SMALES
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 18, 2018

Emma Smales used to live in Los Angeles, until she got a call from her father wanting help running the family pretzel bakery. So she packed up and moved to Dayton, and became the owner of Smales Bakery. This is her story.

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One Family's Memories: 100 years of our Dayton Stories

BY HEATHER SCHIEMAN
@ VOL 36 ON SEP 13, 2018

Heather Schieman the last in Dayton to bare her family name, is a 5th generation Daytonian who has a strong love of this city, not only for what it is today, but for its rich history and past.  A resident of South Park, employee of UD, and frequent visitor of Ghostlight and Warped Wing, Heather is constantly creating her own Dayton stories just a stones throw away from where her family's story first began.